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September 15th, 2016
Will Lee Road be ready for 50th VG Easter Festival?

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – While Virgin Gordians welcome the announcement that the frequented Lee Road will be undergoing extensive reconstructive works, many are also concerned whether the project will be completed on time for the 50th Virgin Gorda Easter Festival.

September 5th, 2016
Traffic backed up @ Manuel Reef due to accident

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- With traffic this morning, September 5, 2016 drastically increased due to the reopening of public schools in the territory, the last thing anyone needed was for an accident to make them late for school on the first day or late for work on a Monday morning.

March 23rd, 2016
Another infrastructure failure?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was on March 11, 2016 our newsroom reported that a paved area in the $82.9M Tortola Pier Park on Wickham’s Cay I had sunk reportedly under the weight of a forklift. Just over a week after our newsroom is reporting that another infrastructure seems to have failed.

January 9th, 2016
Hon Vanterpool blames water for road damages

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said there continues to be issues with the newly resurfaced James Walter Francis Drive as water settling is leading to damage in various areas.

January 6th, 2016
JVD 'suffering' without Govt backhoe- Residents

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – Residents of the sister island of Jost Van Dyke are appealing to the Government to return a backhoe loader which was removed from the island about six years ago for repairs and never returned.

December 9th, 2015
Motorists blast Gov’t over inconvenience of road repairs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Motorists and other members of the public have flooded our newsroom with calls and complaints about what they described as the insensitivity of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration over the time they carry out the much needed road repairs.

October 11th, 2015
Rushed work? Sir Francis Drake Highway for 2nd resurfacing

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI – At a time when the Government of the Virgin Islands is said to be experiencing severe financial constraints, thousands of dollars continue to go wasted. This is evident when traversing the Sir Francis Drake Highway in Road Town.

May 5th, 2015
‘NDP Gov't paranoid with power’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has accused the National Democratic Party (NDP) government of being so paranoid with power that it is going to the extent of invading on citizens' privacy. The senior Virgin Islands Party (VIP) member also said the NDP's continued practice of bypassing District Representatives who are on the Opposition could have repercussions.

May 4th, 2015
EE resident decries state of fire response

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – An East End resident is decrying the state of affairs in the District which he calls home as it regards response to fires and road works and is calling on District Representative for the Seventh District Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering to look into the needs of the community.

April 15th, 2015
EE resident at wits end over dust pollution

FAT HOGS BAY, East End, VI- A resident of Fat Hogs Bay has been voicing his disgust at the state of the Blackburn Highway in the East End area as he said the dust from the dug up roads has been affecting residents severely.

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